M'voum: 1 definition
M'voum means something in biology. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
M'voum in Cameroon is the name of a plant defined with Ceiba pentandra in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Eriodendron anfractuosum var. caribaeum DC. (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information Kew (1935)
· Notes from the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh (1988)
· Systema Vegetabilium ed. 16 (1826)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· A General History of the Dichlamydeous Plants (1831)
· Taxon (1979)
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